GDC brings together the global game development community through the generous support of Diamond Partners and Sponsors.

The Diamond Partner program recognizes top sponsors who play an integral role in the success of GDC. Diamond Partners receive exclusive benefits such as VIP Registration booth build-out discounts, early move-in, priority hotels, premium marketing benefits onsite, and access to events. 

GDC Sponsors represent innovative game technology and service providers interested in meeting developers, demonstrating the latest tools, and building partnerships with developers.

Learn more about GDC 2019 sponsorship opportunities

Diamond Partners

Amazon Game Tech brings together solutions from across Amazon, for every stage in your game's lifecycle. Whether you're building a connected game, deploying dedicated servers, or looking to reach more players, we’re here to help you succeed.

Google helps game developers build and distribute great games. From platforms like Android, Chrome, Google AR/VR and YouTube, to tools including AdMob, AdWords, Cloud, Firebase, and distribution through the Play Store, Google supports the growth of millions of game businesses globally.

The Intel® Developer Zone helps developers succeed when targeting Intel platforms; and is a leading resource for tools, code, and information for game and app developers. Intel gaming platforms include everything from Android phones and tablets, to Ultrabooks™, to Xeon™ powered datacenters. Learn more at our sponsored sessions and

Microsoft is here to empower game developers to build fearlessly, regardless of device, by helping reduce the risk and frustration in game development. You can find us in the Expo Hall, Lobby Bar, or our technical Sponsored Sessions talks! As well as supporting partners at Gaming For Everyone (G4E) events, [email protected] Showcases, and more!

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Oculus lets you experience anything, anywhere through the power of virtual reality. Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus, provide the most immersive VR experiences, from games and movies, to 3D 360 videos and beyond, all available in the Oculus Store.

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation brand and family of products which includes PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Store, PlayStation Now and PlayStation Vue. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.


Developed by Epic Games, Unreal Engine brings high-fidelity experiences to PC, console, mobile, VR and AR platforms. Unreal Engine accelerates the creation of games, applications, visualizations and cinematic content. Download Unreal Engine for free at, and follow @UnrealEngine for updates.

Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR, and AR experiences.

Founded in 1996, Valve is an entertainment software and technology company located in Bellevue, WA. In addition to creating several award-winning game franchises, Valve is also the developer of Steam®, a leading online platform for PC, Mac, and Linux games.

GDC 2019 Sponsors

Lanyard Sponsor

Terminal3 is a global games monetization and game distribution platform. We partnered with global game companies, including Wargaming, SEGA, Goodgame Studios, and Bandai Namco among others to help them launch games, distribute digital content, and accept payments in over 200 countries.

Lobby Lounge

The Oculus team at Facebook lets people experience anything, anywhere, with anyone through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation.

Microsoft Game Stack Arcade

Come celebrate with us! We have had another amazing, successful year with our [email protected] game development partners and will be showcasing their latest creations in our arcade. Join us to play the latest games, learn about programs in the Xbox community, meet our University and Industry Recruiting teams, and more!

Lobby Lounge

Home to world-class companies, independent studios and everything in between, Montreal is the perfect place to take your video game career to the next level. A vibrant, safe and affordable city, Montréal is definitely THE place to be! Visit our West Hall Lobby Lounge to discover our world.

Lobby Lounge

Ubisoft will welcome GDC attendees to the Ubisoft Lounge situated on the 2nd floor of the West Hall. In addition to opportunities to meet and continue discussions with Ubisoft’s GDC speakers, the Lounge will also feature a program of additional content to inform and share more about tech, trends, and tools that are important for Ubisoft teams.




Connecting the Global Game Development Community